Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
rockets at each other. we'll have the latest tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> every day, we face challenges. and the purpose of a local news organization is to better equip us to face those challenges, by tracking important news events as they unfold. 9 news, we're everywhere you need us to be. >>> a commuter alert tonight that could make your trip around the beltway a lot smoother. tomorrow, 14 miles of new express lanes open between the dulles toll road and the springfield mixing bowl. there's a toll to ride the lanes unless you have at least three people in the car. you can learn more at wusa9.com. and apparently santa was among the first that checked out the lanes today. he was behind the wheels of a roadster, carrying an ad for a local shopping mall. uh-huh. >>> workers at a capitol plaza wal-mart are threatening to walk off the job. they say that are upset with low pay and low staffing. the wal-mart workers say they are ready to strike starting at 4 p.m. on monday. >>> no revelation in that a twinkie may last forever. but not many people thought the pastries would outlast t
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
both sides work to reach an agreement on the more contentious issues. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >> the white house says the president will veto any bill that extends tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. >>> state and local governments are preparing for the fiscal cliff. virginia's governor directed all state agencies to identify 4% of their budget to cut out. that would affect northern virginia schools, of course, 14% of the fairfax county school budget coming from the state that. would be impacted. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is. i think especially given the fact that we feel the state is underfunding us now. so to take anything from that would not be good. >> so in addition to the school budgets that would be affected we're talking about massive layoffs that would lead to vacant buildings and a reduction in commercial tax revenue, a large source of funding for local governments, more reasons than we need to avoid this fiscal cliff. >>> following mitt romney's sound defeat top republican officials take
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> we'll have to watch. that's it for w usa 9. the cbs evening news is next. >> and derek is back with the only local news cast at 7:00 and see you tonight at 11:00. >> wusa9.com is always on. have a good night .
Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
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